Open source Hana – some random thoughts 


Dennis Howlett penned his thoughts on open sourcing SAP Hana http://diginomica.com/2015/06/17/should-sap-open-source-hana/ that  led to a fairly good debate on Facebook , and I thought I will share some thoughts on the topic here on my blog Hana is a great piece of software which is a full fledged database , and have some lightweight appContinue reading “Open source Hana – some random thoughts “

A day in TRIVANDRUM , the capital of god’s own country 


I was born and raised here – and lived here for 25 years before moving to US . I am in Trivandrum for a vacation – and loving every minute . This is the first time I have come on a vacation here without a laptop or tablet . And being unemployed , there areContinue reading “A day in TRIVANDRUM , the capital of god’s own country “

Kerala has put the FUN in dysFUNctional engineering education . High time we fixed it


Kerala has 14 districts . It barely has any significant industry or agriculture any more. Outside IT and some government owned companies – there really isn’t much demand for engineers . Yet we have more than a hundred engineering colleges churning out thousands of engineering grads every year . How does this compute ? IContinue reading “Kerala has put the FUN in dysFUNctional engineering education . High time we fixed it”